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Richard Mitchell papers

MS-1130
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1130
The papers of Richard Mitchell contain research materials on the life of George Eli Whitney, an early pioneer in automotive history and proponent of steam driven carriages who founded the Whitney Motor Wagon Company. Included in the papers is a photocopied typescript of an unpublished biography of Whitney: "The Story of George Eli Whitney", by Mitchell (1956), as well as photographs, reproduction photographs, negatives and contact prints of steamboats, machinery, George Whitney, and other people.

Dates

  • 1896 - 1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box) : Types of Boxes (if noted in original UP DB):,1 2-inch boxes

Overview

Richard M. Mitchell (1917-1990), collector. Consist of materials on the life of George Eli Whitney, including a photocopy of the typescript “The Story of George Eli Whitney”, a biography written by Mitchell (1956), as well as photographs, reproduction photographs, negatives and contact prints of steamboats and machinery.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA